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A Reading

I finally read Zadie Smith’s On Beauty. It took what felt like an eternity to read; it’s been on my to-read list for a few years, it sat around un-read for a few months after I bought it, and it was a slow start before my interest and reading pace picked up. 151 more words

Crabtree & Evelyn Citron- Body Scrub and Hand Remedy

There is something about lemon wash that feels clean and I love the smell. I have been using Crabtree & Evelyn Citron range for a good few years now and have never been more pleased. 142 more words


A Note From Allyson


Today I had my last magazine interview with Megan Arterberry writer for North County Woman Magazine, yes my last. I am retiring from bridal gown designing and will move on.   525 more words

Flagship Boutique Encinitas, Ca.

Zadie Smith through a metamodern lens

My research considers literary forms beyond postmodernism. It questions the adequacy of terms and theories such as ‘digimodernism’, ‘metamodernism’, ‘pseudo-modernism’ and ‘post-postmodernism’ in defining our current era. 78 more words


Chanel-Le Vernis Rose Exubérant

A few years ago I bought my first Chanel nail polish but was left disappointed when it chipped within a day of wearing it and doing absolutely nothing at all, it was the Le Vernis Black Satin, beautiful but useless. 206 more words


England is not warmer than New England in July or August, that’s true. Probably not in June either. But it is warmer in October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May–that is, in every month when warmth matters.

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Flawed- I Woke Up Like This.

This morning I woke up and there was a pimple on my chin, the most hurtful, hateful little pimple known to mankind. It was not there last night, and yes I know I didn’t wipe my face before falling asleep facedown in my pillow but it still does not warrant it being there does it? 577 more words